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Jan 23, 2010 10:00pm EST
reviewing the numerous books and articles tom has written works on franklin, washington, jefferson, truman, fdr, american war, hamilton byrd will, the outstanding volume he produced to accompany a major 1997 pbs production liberty. of course the recent perils of peace which deals with the events after the surrender of the british at yorktown in 1781. a great personal memoir of your upbringing in jersey city which as you know is my home town as well so we have that in common. and so much more on the american revolution, the great leadership of george washington and his military struggles to achieve american independence and now the subject of tonight's conversation, the role of women in american history. we see this in fiction and nonfiction that you have produced over the years in the novels such as liberty tavern which came out in 1977 just to remind you of that, the difficulties in that book involving women of life during the american revolution. the officers' wives that came out in 1981 about three how west pointers and their wives to paraphrase about the resignation of these officers w
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2010 12:00am EST
washington wrote a letter to a woman named sally fairfax in 1759. she was the wife of his best friend, his good friend anyway's neighbor, george william fairfax. this letter suddenly was published in the new york herald, which was at that time in 1877 when it was published it was the biggest newspaper in america. and they've called it a washington love letter. and nobody could believe that it was real at first. and then people who know a little bit about washington's life and stuff, there were some very atchison diaries published. they discovered he had written it better for month after he had become engaged to moffit custis, who was in for the the richest widow in virginia. and this caused consternation in 1877. they couldn't believe that george washington could possibly have thought for another woman. and so, it was like a suspense story as a probe to find out what happened to this letter. and it turned out that the latter never saw the light of day. it was going to be auctioned off of the mystery man body and this appeared for 60 years. and they founded by sheer accident in the files of
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 12:00pm EST
the mothers, wives, daughters, a nd friends of the founding fathers, washington, frankli n, adams, a hamilton, jefferson, madison , a very different women. enormously interesting providing material for the rebidding stories of the founders as we mentioned before in our conversation, it is six bookspan one. with all you have done in your career, we're at a new level of writing about american history and history in general. we're all products the bar associations and those who have made our history and consequently have reached a level of interest as historical characters were books. must we researched and written about within the context of their lives. their marriages comment liaisons', all of the association's. they do not exist -- exist in a vacuum. you say far from diminishing the men and women and examination of there intimate lives will in large them for our time. with your perspective what led up to the book that has now come out? >> guest: what got me going was this idea that i had written a great many books of the revolution, over a dozen but mostly concerned with the men but yet in m
FOX
Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
that way? >> oh, you know. >> yeah, you got it. here in washington, no problems at this hour. but off to the south and west, we have our developing storm system. it will be making a trek generally towards the mid- atlantic. it will kind of brush us and our temperatures will be kind of marginal to support a lot of renter weather. but nevertheless, we have a winter storm watch that will go into effect tonight nto tomorrow for areas off to the north and west of the city. we are expecting accumulating snow and some freezing rain. the counties in white, a winter storm warning, that includes places like charlottesville that. goes into effect tonight into the daytime hours tomorrow. currently, our temperatures are getting chilly. 4 here in washington. winds are out out -- out of the northeast at nine miles per hour. just increasing clouds today. the morning and evening commute should be just fine. but as we greet into the nighttime hours, we'll see rnfaland that will slowly transition here in washington over to the wintry mix tomorrow morning. >> thank you. >>> let's say good morning to jul
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 2:15pm EST
of rip van winkle's -- washington irving story, rip van winkle, which i think captures some of the extraordinary changes that took place in this. in 1789 and 1815. in fact, from the revolution to the second decade of the 19th century. irving, who was conservative and conservative sensibilities, wrote the short story which i think is his most famous short story, most of you are familiar with it. in the second decade of the 19th century. i think he was trying to express some of the awesome changes that he had experienced in his own lifetime. and they've been here developed an acute sense that his native land was no longer the same place that it had been a generation earlier. he had his character, as you recall, rip weakened from a street that had begun before the revolution and had gone on for 20 years or so. and when rip enters his own village, he immediately felt lost. the building, the faces, the names are all strange and incomprehensible. the very village wrote irving was largely more populous except among the agent who was no longer tolerated. the very character of the pe
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2010 7:00am EST
page of the washington journal, they write that yesterday -- of the wall street journal, the right that it needn't be. the president remains more popular than his policies and voters want him to succeed. but they are sold out -- but they are also telling me needs to steer a more moderate less partisan course, return to the back into the and, t-shaped his political rise." clinton, maryland, robert, what do you say? caller: i do not think the republicans should take any solace in the fact that this gentleman won the election. this guy ran as an independent. this is an anti-incumbency vote against democrats and republicans for not getting anything done. the american people are tired of it. they want something done. what hurt the democrats mostly was the loss of the public option, because the public option was not in the health- care bill. it turned a lot of people against it. host: caller, what is your take now on the healthcare bill? we are seeing all sorts of varied possibilities. what would you like to see happen now? caller: they have to pass it, regardless of this. regardless of
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 12:00pm EST
news at noon, on your side. >> meet washington's new $35 million man. mike shanahan will officially be named the redskins' new coach this afternoon. fans in the front office will be watching to see if his five-year contract will produce similar results to his time in denver. good afternoon, everyone. i am alison starling. matt brock has a preview of the 2:00 announcement. >> it is official. mike shanahan will be the new redskins coach. from the moment his name was whispered, fans thought perhaps he would help revive the team from its dismal performance. >> you cannot do worse. >> the deal was sealed late yesterday with a celebratory dinner at the palm restaurant in tyson. shanahan and his wife was there with the owner and the team's new general manager. >> it is great to be here. >> this brings -- generated a joke or two. shanahan paycheck, no punchline. it is serious money. $35 million over five years and his son, kyle, comes -- becomes offensive coordinator. the real problem with this team is its owner. that dan snyder interferes too much with a football. under this new contract,
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 5:00am EST
with the washington redskins is over. zorn has been fired as head coach. the skins finished the season 4-12 after losing yesterday to the san diego chargers. they were just 12-20 during his two years as head coach. zorn was the sixth redskins head coach under dan snyder who bought the team in 1999. our own lindsay czarniak broke this story. >> she joins us on the phone now with the very latest. thanks for joining us. what can you tell us about when this happened and how it happened? >> as eun said that jim zorn has been let go, it happened early this morning upon the team's return from san diego. the team landed around 2:00 a.m. and i'm told zorn was packing up his things with team officials waiting for him there at redskins park. so, wha we know from being in san diego with the team last night is that they had scheduled an 11:00 a.m. player availability for this morning. they also have scheduled an 11:30 meeting that players assumed would be zorn's address of the team and then zorn himself was scheduled to have his availability, which he always does at 12:25, which i said is his normal time. it'
NBC
Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
in yesterday morning. >>> a teacher at sidwell friends school in northwest washington is out of job after being charged with sexual abuse. until this school year, rocket peterson taught seventh and eighth grade social studies. according to "the washington post", peterson was charged in two separate incidents involving a minor in both montgomery and queen ann's county. >>> a man has been flashing people along the w and od bike trail. they say he struck five times last week. each time he shows up along tree line near the trail without any pants on. police say one woman claims he use ad flashlight to draw attention to him. >>> arlington's only murder of 2009 remains unsolved three weeks after it happened. carl deaner a retired government worker was killed in late december. investigators are still gathering evidence and jackie bensen reports, his friends are trying to help bring his killer to justice. >> we're here right now, out to the highway, that section and all the way back. round how did these two dads from arlington end up taking part in a neighborhood safety check on a wednesday night? chec
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
political winds in washington, based upon the bill: continuing with our lead story. scott brown to the senate by massachusetts voters. joe trippi. i want you to react to president obama today reacting to what happened last night. roll it. >> it was my assessment of not just the vote in massachusetts but the mood around the country. the same thing that swept scott brown into office, swept me into office. people are angry and frustrated. not just because of what's happen in the last year or two but over last eight years. bill: he it goes back to bush and all of that what do you think? >> well, i think he's right. hopefully it is a wake up. he's right that the anger and the need for change is what swept him in and it is what swept brown in. people are angry at washington. they are angry at the insurance companies and the banks getting away with bills that work for them but aren't working for the american people. scott brown tapped into that while a complacent democratic party that's doing these deals in washington like the deal in nebraska, 100 million dollars, to the states for ne
NBC
Jan 2, 2010 6:00am EST
future terrorist attacks. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. >>> college football took center stage on new year's day. hakim dermish has your sports minutes. >>> we start with the grand daddy of them all, the rose bowl in pasadena. ohio state taking honoring gone. terrell pryor threw for tohdowns. it snaps a losing streak for ohio's state. it is the buckeye's first rose bowl win since 1997. penn state against lsu, 61 seconds to play, nittany lions down by one. colin wagner on from 21 yards down. penn state beats lsu, 19-17. hockey, flyers and bruins, game tied at 1 in overtime, patrick bergeron wins it. i am hakim dermish. have a great weekend. >>> 6:08 its your time, 27 degrees. the new place that cameras are keeping a watchful eye over you. russian vodka has suddenly doubled in price. why some brave souls came to a (matt caliandro) when i try new products, it's an adventure. the exciting part about it was being one of the first people to use sensodyne iso-active. i couldn't believe the packaging it doesn't look a toothpaste. the gel turns into a foam it's expanding, it's bubbling.
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 7:00am EST
times" with pictures and had nine similar to other papers. this morning, within a "the washington post," the editorial -- averting chaos in haiti. the paper writes of this -- yet the obama administration has balked helping haitians currently here illegally granting them temporary legal status, this despite u.s. of -- law that specifically allows the government to extend temporary protected status to undocumented immigrants in natural disasters all wars and a home countries make it impossible to deport them. the editorial goes on to say this -- that is "the washington post" this morning. "the new york times" editorial at those the washington post. calling for allowing haitians in the united states who are here illegally to find work. "the new york times" echoing "the washington post." the first phone call comes from chris on independent mine in ohio. good morning. caller: the morning. everybody keeps getting -- host: go ahead, we can hear you. caller: pat robertson was right. it did -- they did sell their souls to the devil. not that we should not help -- we should help. they went with
WHUT
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
at the launch party for washington's new rightward leaning web site, the daily quarter. >> fundamentally it is a venture. >> in this crowd of politicians, press, and pundits, you can feel the energy in the sense that political fortunes are fluid again. >> it reads like a who's who of the american right. the big bang, a big party. >> the republican party is an older political party. you can see that the president did very well with black, latino, and young voters, and republicans did well with everyone else. >> how does this party reach out? for one political junkie, the kramer bookstore is a washington institution where we compare at -- got our own panel of republicans. >> we need to bring everyone together. we cater to the senior citizens, that is what our party does, unfortunately. >> the party is perceived as being the party of old, white men. focusing on younger voters is the key. people like ourselves stumbled into the republican party, as opposed to being actively recruited. we need to focus on social media that is appealing to younger voters. >> is a larger problem thawe have to l
CSPAN
Jan 5, 2010 7:00am EST
it. host: thank you for your call. in the op ed section of " washington times -- of "the washington times" this morning "democrats keeping health care secrets away from the public. it might be a new year, but congressional democrats are planning the same old sorts of sleazy tactics in their bid to take over america's health-care system. congressional republicans, especially in the senate, should lot let them get away with it. transparency and ethics should be republican rallying cries, and obstruction on those grounds should be a point of pride. by now it's almost right to complain that president obama repeatedly has broken his campaign pledge to broadcast negotiations on c-span so that american people and see what the choices are. that does not make that point invalid. for legislation that could so profoundly and personally affected the lives of every american, congress and the white house should be more transparent and accessible than ever before. instead, the process has been secretive and sorted throughout ." salisbury, maryland. that morning. -- good morning. your thoughts on t
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 9:00pm EST
commandments, try that one on for size. i don't think you can go to washington and not lose your soul. i've never met somebody who went to washington and came back and i said you're a better person. have you? >> come to think of it, i don't know if i have, glenn. >> glenn: how do you -- because the parties, the system is so infected, how do you as an individual go in -- i'm not asking if you're going to run. but let's just say you were going to run. how do you go in and how do i as voter know you're not going to cut so many side deals to get that power that by the time you had that power you're no longer who we needed? >> i think a voter first needs to sin veerly know -- it sounds impossible, but sincerely know who that candidate is to see what their track record and to see if they had lost their soul along the way. >> glenn: we're not even talking about track record anymore. we're not talking about how did you vote? we're talking about trust. how do you restore trust and honor, how do we even know anymore? >> that is what everybody is asking. that is what those who are conscientious and
FOX News
Jan 17, 2010 1:00am EST
follow just live the ten commandments, try that one on for size. i don't think you can go to washington and not lose your soul. i've never met somebody who went to washington and came back and i said you're a better person. have you? >> come to think of it, i don't know if i have, glenn. >> glenn: how do you -- because the parties, the system is so infected, how do you as an individual go in -- i'm not asking if you're going to run. but let's just say you were going to run. how do you go in and how do i as voter know you're not going to cut so many side deals to get that power that by the time you had that power you're no longer who we needed? >> i think a voter first needs to sin veerly know -- it sounds impossible, but sincerely know who that candidate is to see what their track record and to see if they had lost their soul along the way. >> glenn: we're not even talking about track record anymore. we're not talking about how did you vote? we're talking about trust. how do you restore trust and honor, how do we even know anymore? >> that is what everybody is asking. that is what those
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 7:00pm EST
booknotes. .'entirety at 3:25 on c-span. "washington journal" continues. host: we are talking with anne kornblut, her book, "notes from the cracked ceiling." >> thank you for having me. host: you say that this is a letdown and drove apart mothers and daughters and setback the equality in the political sphere of decades, why? perception before this election in the bill some kind of unified front among women at least within the democratic party. if there wasn't a bipartisan women's movement necessarily better least the democratic party was delighted and you go back and look what happened hillary clinton did win a lot of women as the democratic primary war she won older women but she split younger women and win sarah palin was on the republican ticket later she was not able to bring over democratic women or even very many independent women as the suspected they might be able to so rather than a groundswell of kind of a women's movement what i look at in the book is the fact it splintered generational a across party lines and even among women elected officials, some of whom went for obama s
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 8:00pm EST
winds in washington, based upon the election of scott brown to the senate by massachusetts voters. joining us now from los angeles, fox news analyst joe trippi who ran howard dean's presidential campaign in 2004. i want you to react to president obama today reacting to what happened last night. roll it. >> it is my assessment of not just about massachusetts but the mood around the country, you know, the same thing that swept scott brown into office swept me into office. people are angry and they are frustrated. not just because of what's happened in the last year or two years, but what's happened over the last eight years. >> bill: all right. so it goes back to bush and all of that. what do you think? >> well, i think he is right and hopefully, you know, this will wake up the administration. he is right that the anger and the need for change is what swept him in and it is what swept brown in. people are angry at washington. they are angry at the insurance companies and the banks getting away with bills that work for them but aren't working for the american people. and scott brown
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2010 10:00am EST
that the popular anger is sweeping and taking root of washington. many top democrats like jeff merckly in oregon and barbara boxer in california have tough re-election fights this year. they're saying they're going to vote no against ben bernanke, the president a's choice for a second term when he needs to be confirmed at the end of this month. the president was talking to key senators yesterday on the phone. they say they're confident ben bernanke will be confirmed. but this was this morning on "meet the press" -- >> will you vote for him as head of the fed? >> he's going to have bipartisan support in the senate. >> will you vote for him? >> he'll have bipartisan support. >> are you concerned? >> i think he is going to be confirmed. >> do you have concerns about his renomination? spl some might have members do but i think he is going to be confirmed. >> there you go. mish mcconnell not even committing to whether he himself will vote for him. but he's saying, don't worry, wall street and america, ben bernanke is going to be confirmed. it is going to be a tough year to try to get anything done be
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2010 12:00pm EST
, at that point, islamabad, washington, london, information centers where we're all linked up all the time, understanding everything, every leader involved in the coalition was doing saying so forth. we brought that forward, post, for the iraq conflict and the cic was the british element of that, based partly in the foreign office, but working, with very much as part of the overall iraq communications. >> so members of your team part of it? >> members of my team. members of the american team. we had, we have a system of swapping. we had a very senior person from the american side who was there. we have, different times, we have french people. we had spaniards. we had polls, australians, dutch. people from all over. >> this was the group that was commission to do the february dossier? >> it was, yeah. >> so could you tell us, how that came about? >> that came about from, one of the sis people who occasionally attended as expert advisor really, this, wasn't always weekly, but fairly regular, iraq strategic discussion group is how i would have called it really, he informed us that there was i
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 1:00pm EST
a "the washington post." the administration requested to the $92 million in aid for haiti including $33 million for improving government services and $62 million for economic growth. orlando, fla., on the independent line. caller: geographically in haiti is right on our doorstep. the issue is to get the supplies there as quickly as possible to the suffering people. it has been three days. i understand the airport is congested and there is destroyed infrastructure. i believe that there is an aircraft carrier coming with helicopters. host: yes, according to a "the wall street journal," is another aircraft carrier on its way. caller: this was a war maneuver, believe me, that aircraft carrier would have been there. the supplies would have been lowered down to the people. i have one more comment. the caller from arkansas that says it is not our responsibility to foot the bill, if he is a christian what about being your brother's keeper? is it more convenient to cherry pick? host: leesburg, va., on our life for democrats. caller: first, i think we should write off the pat robertson comment be
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2010 6:30pm EST
] >> tomorrow on "washington journal," the role voters might play, and also the chinese influence on the global economy. after that, look at child of obesity in the u.s., and first lady michelle obama's national campaign with arkansas's attorney general. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. tonight on prime minister's questions, the house leader sylvan forbes gordon brown. she answered questions on british banks, -- the house leader filled in for gordon brown. tonight at 9:00 p.m. eastern, here on c-span. >> tonight, the history of executive power, from george washington to george w. bush. officer john yoo -- author john yoo talks about his new book. >> over the weekend, the congressional delegation attended a forum in switzerland to discuss the global implications of the obama administration's legislative agenda on health care, energy, the environment, and financial regulation. this is about an hour. >> welcome, everybody. >> our task is to try to get a global perspective to the legislative agenda and the united states. this is only panel specifically focused on legislative agenda in a
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2010 6:30pm EST
. very often, i can be a dairy queen in some of comes up to me and says, listen. the people in washington better do something about the fact that i looked at my mother's bill and she paid $60 for bad bill when she is in the ad bill. let me go to safeway, rate aid, or let me get her ad bill for $25. the reason she paid $60 in the hospital is because there are a bunch of people who went to the emergency room or are in the bed who could not pay for their ad bill. -- pay for their advil. we will wrestle with this issue for some time to come. the reason i feel so strongly about staying with this health- care issue until we get democrats and republicans to come together and find some common ground on this is because your question is so important. we have to find the right balance with respect to protecting the role of individuals, free choice, and their own judgments with how to make sure we protect the community at large. i am not convinced we are there yet, but i will stay at this in a bipartisan way until we do get there. >> one more, 844. 844? 8-4-4. >> [no audio] i was going to talk about
WHUT
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
with president bush in washington on the 31st of january, 2003. was your main objective at that meeting to convince the president, that just as you convinced him that it was important to go through the u.n. to get through the first resolution now it is necessary to get a second resolution? >> yes, the second resolution was obviously going to make life a lot easier politically in every respect. the difficulty was this. 1441 had been very clear. i know you have gone through this enormous detail with peter goldsmith, but just to emphasize the point -- it was a very strong resolution. it declared iraq was in terial breach. it said that it had fully and unconditionally and immediately to cooperate and cooperate with the inspectors, and so on. and it was a strong resolution. it specifically mentioned previous resolution 678, 687, and so on. but, as you heard, the truth is, there was an unresolved issue because some people, some countries obviously, wanted to come back and only have a decision for action with a specific u.n. resolution specifically mandating that action. we took the view that
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2010 7:00pm EST
you tomorrow night. >>> america to the rescue. >>> i'm chris math throughs in washington. here is the latest in on the crisis and haiti from around the world, aid is trickling into port-au-prince. planes from the united states, china, france and spain land ted airport bringing water, which is desperately needed right now. food and medicine, along with search and rescue teams. while aid workers say there's no system in place, certainly no government in place to get that aid to the people. the international red cross meanwhile is estimating right now 45 to 50,000 people, with another 3 million people in need of emergency relief. here in washington, our nation's capital, president obama promised an all-out rescue and humanitarian effort and announced $100 million in aid to the victims of the earthquake. >> to the people of haiti, we say clearly and with conviction, you will not be forsaken. you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. the world stands with you. >> president obama also called on former presidents george w. bush and bill c
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2010 11:00pm EST
in the best interests of our state and the country to go to washington to address these issues. i hope that as a nation and, we can do better in the future -- and as a commonwealth that we can do better in the future. i will continue to fight in address them here but everyone in massachusetts who cares about these issues. for me and for you, it the campaign comes to an end. there is plenty of work to do here is massachusetts. we will always remember our trip they senator ted kennedy and his words, "the work begins anew. the hope rises again. the dream lives on." thank you. thank you. [chanting "martha"] ♪ ♪ tonight is going to be a good night ♪ in [applause] thank you so much. what a great day. thank you very much. [cheering] [chanting "go scott, go"] >> thank you so much what a great reception. i bet they can hear this sharing of the way in washington, d.c. -- charing all the way in washington, d.c. >> [cheering] >> thank you. thank you. yes, i did this morning. thank you. i hope they are playing close attention. tonight the independent voice in massachusetts has spoken. from sp
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2010 9:00am EST
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CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 8:00pm EST
's inauguration ceremony. and marvin kalb on journalism ethics. tomorrow on "washington journal," a discussion on the obama administration's policies on jobs and the economy with democratic strategies karen finny and kevin madden. and how poorly equipped haiti is for natural disasters with mathieu ejean. and the discussion in massachusetts how to fill the latest seat with senator paul kirk. 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> the oath of office will now be administered to the governor-elect of the commonwealth of virginia, robert francis mcdonnell, by honorable barbara milano keenan, justice of the supreme court of virginia. [applause] >> are you ready to take the oath in. >> i am ready. >> please repeat after me, raise your right hand. i, robert francis mcdonnell, do solomnly swear, that i will support the constitution of the united states, and the constitution of the commonwealth of virginia, and that i will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties incumbent up on me as governor of the commonwealth of virginia, according to the best of my ability, so help me god. [ cheers and applause ] [appla
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2010 6:00am EST
the associated press says the obama administration is considering a trial in washington for one of the most notorious detainees held at guantanamo bay. is he accused of masterminding the bali nightclub bombing that killed more than 200 people. one of several detainees being considered for trial in the nation's capital. spokesman for eric holder, attorney general, says no final decision has been made yesterday. >>> the alleged ft. hood shooter awaits trial, another supervisors could be facing punishment. a pentagon authority faults as many as eight officers for not responding to the suspect's erratic behavior in the months prior to the shooting. major nidal hasan shot several at the army base. >>> massachusetts a battleground state. the republican candidate for u.s. senate, scott brown, leading martha coakley by four points. that seat has been held by a democrat for decades, most recently by ted kennedy who passed away last august. "the boston herald" says it's coakley's race to lose and she may be doing that. the race threatens president obama. he needs the 60th vote to pass his health care
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2010 10:00pm EST
over? june 17, 1972 five men arrested in a burglary at democratic quarters in washington trying to tamper with phones there. that story is remembered as watergate. richard wolffe will address this political scandal. jonathan turley the potential jail time heftier. the u.s. attorney's office announcing the arrest. the affidavit describing an extraordinary period of events. flag i began the son of u.s. attorney of shreveport dressed in blue denim pants light green fluorescent shirts tool belts and construction style hard hats arriving at senator landrieu's office and claiming to be telephone repairmen and asking for access to the main phone at the landrieu reception desk. after handling the phone, the two asking for access to the main telephone closet. under the pretense of needing to perform work on the main telephone system in landrieu's offices. the men directed to another building where prosecutors say they again misrepresented themselves. already at landrieu's office when they got there, this guy the conservative activist james o'keefe, infamous for his undercover work in whi
CNBC
Jan 28, 2010 12:00pm EST
they are putting their plans together -- >> so washington is also a problem? >> absolutely. you know, the city union address, it doesn't say a lot to -- for our country that we are hitting a reset button. >> but jj, the last time you were on, you were advocating basically a more safe portfolio. >> absolutely. >> you have now not committed, as i understand it commitments to equity test, raised cash levels, shorten up maturities? what should the individual investors be doing in this market environment? >> the investor should look for, as best as he possibly can, to maintain income coming in for himself, especially the baby boomers retired, very high credit quality, he is going to take a hit on some of those yields by getting out of the long-termer corporates, shortening up, getting higher quality, taking his high-yield portfolio, shortening it up, getting bang for the dollar. >> interested in spreefring your capital rather than reaching for yield? >> absolutely. and even in the equity side of the portfolios we are in, we are looking at long/short investing. the exposure to stocks but volatility
CNN
Jan 17, 2010 1:00pm EST
on how you can contribute, help the devastation in haiti. i'm john king in washington, thanks for joining us today. fareed zakaria "gps" starts right now. >>> this is "gps the global public square." we begin today with haiti. i want to go beyond the terrible images you've seen in the last days tragic as they are, and help us understand this tragedy and how it came to be this way. everybody surely knows by now that haiti is the poorest country in the entire western hemisphere, but that's not the whole story. you see, haiti has been marked by violence, turmoil and tragedy from the start until recently when things turned up only to be dashed by this earthquake. and that start informed the tragedies that had befallen this country ever since. so, a quick history lesson, one that i think is fascinating on its own merits and one that is essential to understanding haiti today. the island that became known as his panola was discovered by europeans when christopher columbus landed there in 1492. 200 years later in 1697, the french gained control of the western part of this island. african slaves gr
FOX News
Jan 26, 2010 7:00pm EST
that gives washington failing grades on wmd protection. >> there was no question in our mind to assess capability as an f. f. >> shepard: where we fall short and what the feds plan to do about it. and police say this man had a rifle and bullet-proof vest when they caught him. but that's nothing compared to what they reportedly found inside his motel room. urgent to begin tonight and toyota telling car dealers across the nation to suspend all sales of eight different models. the car maker reports the vehicles may have gas pedals that stick, which could leave you behind the wheel of a run away car. this comes just days after toyota recalled more than 2 million vehicles. here are the models that toyota reports it will now stop selling: toyota reports it will stop producing vehicles at plants in indiana, kentucky, texas, and in canada. it is just the latest problem for toyota. last year the automaker recalled more than 4 million vehicles on those cars gas pedals became trapped under the floor mats. the problem blamed for numerous crashes including some deaths. more information on this huge
FOX
Jan 12, 2010 9:00am EST
fredericksberg. how about a 37 in leonardtown and 36 here in washington. i'll have more details on the forecast. we'll have a nice warming trend and it's hard to believe we could get excited about 50 degrees but it's possible it's out there in the five-day forecast. we'll ve that coming up in just a couple of minutes. allison. >> tucker, thank you. >>> our top story, a deadly discovery rocks a quiet, rural neighborhood. a man's body turned up at the end of a driveway in brookville, maryland. >> sarah simmons is on scene and joins us with today's top story. staira, what is the latest? >> reporter: this happened along brookville road. it's the 4900 block. and the body that they discovered was just at the end of this very long driveway outside of a vacant home, a very rural area that we are standing here near brookville. police were called here at 2:00 a.m. this morning. they discovered a body of a young man who they are now telling us, when they disvered him, that he has trauma to the upper part of his body and that he is possibly if his late teens, maybe his early 20s. police are not going into
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 5:00pm EST
] >> reporter: at the haitian embassy in northwest washington, the phones keep ringing. >> i have been trying to call everyone but we can not get through to any. >> reporter: he came to the embassy worried he hasn't heard from his parents who live 10 miles from port-u-prince. >> it's not something that someone could imagine who is going on. >> right now, this man is at the center of the relief efforts in washington. the haitian ambassador to the united states. >> the americans found that they a good friend in haiti. >> reporter: with his own staff working around the clock, the ambassador said he's urging americans to funnel monetary donations through the red cross. >> work with the judges a the -- churches and clubs, get whatever they can. don't go for shoes, clothes and things like that. do cash. >> reporter: while this work goes oninside the embassy, folks, they began to leave mementos, hand-painted pictures of haitian health that no longer exist. they're doing a good job. we know it's not going to be enough. >> he works as a relief coordinator, focusing on the job helped him deal with his
CSPAN
Jan 12, 2010 12:00pm EST
in washington but for the commonwealth that is still a nice hung of change. i wasn't sure, wasn't any study we would jump up ridership that much, i knew we had to try. this was our best shot. if you look at topography of pennsylvania. this was our best shot to prove a market for high-speed rail and it worked. it worked. sometimes you have to, as mr. skanke said, you have to do it the. >> in it is also about transit oriented development and induced demand and economic activity in this megapolis we refer to in the urban areas that would grow as a result of that infrastructure being in place. that is one of those things. it is hard to measure until it is in place. >> mr. skancke, did you want to talk about reliable ridership issue or comment on this? >> i think we have studied ridership in this country for hundreds of millions of dollars. i didn't say years. hundreds of millions of dollars. and, as i said, we have to stop studying. we know, on all of the amtrak corridors throughout the country, there is a need and a demand. and as fuel prices go up, ridership goes up. as congestion goes up, rider
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
they come to the senate here in washington? guest: there is some talk -- the secretary state says there will take 10 days to certify the results. the senate decides exactly when -- actually when members are seated. if it wanted to, it could exceed the winner shortly, in the next few days. there is a lot of talk that the democrats would try to devise a strategy in the event brown wins, to enact a health care before he takes the seat. there is a tremendous reaction to that, and we will see if that happens. the voters haven't spoken, of course. host: brian looney, political reporter for "the boston globe." appreciate your time. now we turn to you. the impact of the special election. texas, fred on the democratic line. caller: good morning. i want to talk to the democrats in massachusetts about what happened in 2002 and how it ties to today. if you recall, released september of 2002, a propaganda blitz by the republican party began to invade iraq. remember that? only a month later, the congress of the united states voted to allow president bush to invade and occupy iraq. we now are in
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2010 9:00am EST
's tom costello is live from washington, d.c., with more. there have been, tom, as you know, two main concerns about this. one is privacy, but the other is effectiveness. >> if you talk to the security experts, they believe that these full body scans are really the most effective piece of technology that we have right now or that exists to be able to deter any type of a terrorist attack. essentially, it sees underneath the clothing, and that's where you have the privacy issues. but to give you a sense of how widely used they are, 40 are now in use in the united states. the tsa is deploying another 150 or so in the first quarter of the year, or about the first few months of the year. and then it has the money for 300 more. there are two types of these full body imaging machines. one uses, essentially, radio waves that bounce radio waves off of you to create this image. and the other one literally uses very low doses, and we mean, very low doses of radiation. so right now, we have 40 of the these radiowave machines in use, 150 of the low-dose radiation waves on the way. but privacy is t
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2010 2:00pm EST
. now more than ever, it is important to washington listened to the american people and their priorities. feel free to make a comment. do not be self-conscious about the additional presence here. we will give you a microphone. we look forward to your remarks. if there is a questionnaire, we will take our best shot at it. let me make a couple of remarks on an issue that is breaking as we speak across the country. despite the fact i just returned from a trip to afghanistan and i am happy to elaborate on what we saw over there, i know there is a report coming up to date about the incident that took place and christmas day in detroit. i would like to focus on health care reform and on legislation moving behind closed doors on capitol hill as we speak today. first, let me say emphatically -- and i know i speak on behalf of my other republican colleagues in indiana and throughout the congress. we need health care reform in this country that lowers the cost of health insurance and health care for the american people in the long term. inaction is not an option. i believe we should scrap the curr
CSPAN
Jan 23, 2010 10:00am EST
washington's next move is going. and so we said let's just freeze domestic discretionary spending at last year's level. my goodness, every small business owner, every family in this country is having to go through that exercise and frankly is having to cut, not just freeze. and in the same way, the suggestion that perhaps republicans wouldn't support transparency and even playing field and regulations that will control the amount of leverage on wall street, that's silly. of course we support efforts like that. but what we do know is that this administration -- and frankly the majority in congress has been very slow in getting the message out to auditors, regulators in the field that they should be reflecting the sentiments that the secretary of treasury and chairman of the federal reserve has said, which is we need to turn back to some sense of normalcy in the assessment of risk because we all know this country has been built on entrepreneurialism, on opportunity. it is not that we have seen our prosperity come from this government. that's where really, madam speaker, the differences lie,
CNN
Jan 4, 2010 6:00am EST
returns to washington, there are upped concerns about terrorism and homeland security after the christmas day foiled bomb plot. jim acosta following all that for us live in washington. so a bit of a reset as the president heads back to the white house. >> reporter: that's right, kiran. after all that controversy following homeland security secretary janet napolitano that security worked, the administration is putting a different face on what they call the war on al qaeda. john brennan had plenty to say from yemen to dick cheney to osama bin laden. >> all those involved in the attempted act on trirm on christmas must know you, too, will be held to account. >> reporter: president obama is starting 2010 confronting a cold reality. al qaeda has established a new strong hold in yemen where the white house now believes trichlts plotted with umar farouk abdulmutallab to blow up flight 253 on christmas day. nearly a decade after the bombing of the "uss cole," the embassy was closed. the emerging threat comes as the president and his security team will meet tomorrow on how to plug homes in aviatio
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 1:00am EST
to be the future of journalism. there was a typical column in "the washington times" where it was was said o'keefe was a role model for millions of americans and a true american patriot. there are serious questions here tonight about not just the credibility of o'keefe and his previous work, but about all those people who held him up as some kind of shining example for the media and for america's youth. >> well, he is a role model for those who are interested in going into the production or starring in our msnbc series "lockup." it was almost by accident when we were talking about the original watergate, and there's nothing to suggest these two incidences are equivalent other than the coincidences about the phones and the break-in. but the background raised it from a third rate burglary to a president instructing his staff in how to cover up crimes. almost by accident we got the information. is this being taken seriously politically in washington and is there any indication that o'keefe has ever gotten a dime from any republican or conservative organization? >> we don't know what his funding
MSNBC
Jan 27, 2010 12:00pm EST
/wall street dichotomy we have been talking about reflected of so much we are seeing around washington this day. in particular, what we have seen with secretary geithner being grilled on capitol hill this very morning. >> thanks, mike. appreciate that. >>> in just a few moments we will speak with white house deputy press secretary bill burton. first, president obama will face a newly re-energized republican party as he shifts his focus as we just heard from mike to the economy in tonight's state of the union address. republicans, though, already expressing skepticism about his plan to put a three-year freeze on federal spending. >> either we are going to stop the spending and focus back on the issues that are important to people and powering small businesses or we are going to continue this process of out-of-control deficit. >> joining me now is former new york republican governor george pataki. he is in washington today talking about the next generation of vehicles. governor, good to see you. good afternoon. >> nice to be with you. >> what do republicans wouldn't hear from the president? is th
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2010 1:00pm EST
sister. i got to sit next to them. she was a nurse who moved to washington to care for her brother. left her career behind. and he explained to me how he stepped on an i.e.d. in afghanistan and lost both of his legs. then just four months later he finished a half marathon. the courage -- yes. [applause] the courage and optimism of both he and his sister was breathtaking. their continued love of life and of country was something to behold. and i will always remember all of the wives and husbands, all the moms and dads the president and i have met at arlington on memorial day and veterans day and all around the country. spouses who have lost their begs friend in the world -- best friend in the world. parents who have laid their children to rest. and as a wife, as a mother i simply cannot imagine the depth of their pain and loss. yet every time i meet them, they show a strength and a resolve that always leaves me in awe. their sacrifice reminds us all that our men and women in uniform as well as their families are our nation's greatest military asset. so at every one of these visits that i
FOX News
Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
with the suspect in the failed christmas day airliner attack. according to "the washington post," one defenders for umar farouk abdulmutallab are negotiating an agreement for his cooperation. under that deal, he would share information and eventually enter a guilty plea. officials say the suspect gave f.b.i. agents details about the plot before he was read his miranda rights. the case has sparked outrage over the handling of the terror suspect, intelligence failures and airline safety. protesters gather in london at former british prime minister tony blair defends his decision to join the u.s.-led invasion of the iraq war. according to reports, he entered through a rear door making sure to avoid the protesters, the former prime minister telling the commission he was inspired by fears of another even deadlier terror attack after 9/11. blair said the u.k. wanted to send a message that if you were a regime with weapons of mass destruction, you had to be stopped. analysts say toyota's market share could drop to its lowest level in four years because of its huge worldwide recall. toyota's stock is a
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